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10-06-2013 19:32 #1Senior Member
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Is Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Anti-Science?
10-06-2013 20:40 #2
An outspoken opponent of vaccination, in June 2005 Kennedy authored an article in Rolling Stone and Salon.com alleging a government conspiracy to cover up connections between the vaccine preservative thimerosal and childhood autism. The article contained a number of factual errors, leading Salon.com to issue five corrections and ultimately to retract the article completely on January 16, 2011. The retraction was motivated by accumulating evidence of errors and scientific fraud underlying the vaccine-autism claim. Previous to this retraction, sometime in 2010, Rolling Stone had also deleted Kennedy's article from their archives without explanation. As of January 2011, the original, uncorrected, version of the article was still posted on Kennedy’s website, including his factual errors which Salon had corrected.
Or rather, he is anti-science when the science doesn't suit his personal beliefs, which is an apt moment for this:
11-06-2013 12:43 #3Senior Member
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Oh Lord, where do they get these strange beliefs from?? So bizarre.
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